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How many of you know that, on any given day, you will be standing before a wall? Every single day, to one degree or another, a person runs into something like this: "God, I don't want that," "I wish I wasn't feeling this way," "Why are they doing those things they're doing?" "Oh my God, I've put on 5 pounds," "Oh no, look at the economy"... any one of a thousand different ways in which...
In this short talk, bestselling "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that the feeling of being stuck is not actually due to the event that we perceive as being outside of ourselves. What really has us stuck is a mind that perceives life as it does, and then resists its own perception.
In this answer to a viewer's question, "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that we are working for the wrong master whenever our intention is to gain a worldly reward as the result of our work. When we work for the right master, the reward is always a new relationship with the moment and a revelation of something that we didn't know was true about ourselves.
Topics covered: Something calls to you all the time to establish and strengthen a relationship with another order of consciousness. This communication sends message after message in order to bridge the worlds within you; When you hear something true that stirs you, do not let it pass by without attempting to draw closer to it; Until you see the way you are without hiding from the revelation, you will remain as you are.
Classroom Talk: 2/2/2022 - Any part of us that wants to give us a good reason why we are stuck somewhere in life is secretly a partner in that pain it first protests, and then seems to resist. To see the truth of this insight sets the stage for how to never feel stuck again.
Have you ever noticed that the more negative you get, the more difficult everything about your life becomes, including being able to do the simplest things? Even your intention to work spiritually in some way -- to develop and transcend yourself -- now sits in the hands of a very negative self, a dense level of self that sees nothing but darkness ahead of it.
What is behind the fear of unwanted change? The uninvestigated mind says that I'm going to sustain a loss: "he's going away," "the business is slipping," etc. The fear of loss is connected in our mind with the image of what had previously given us the feeling of succeeding. So now here's reality, and it's pretty different than our image of what should be, and we'd rather live with the image...
Student Talks: 11/13/2020 - Key Lesson: All forms of feeling stuck are the negative byproduct of having become unconsciously “fixated” on some moment in life that we don’t want!
When we look at life and we see a problem, are we looking at life that has a problem that's fixed, or are we looking at something in our own consciousness that has fixed something and called it a problem? We're looking in our own mind and it is showing us something that is fixed, yet we know it's not because life itself is fluid; it is potential. But our mind doesn't relate to what...
Topics Covered: We throw ourselves, of our own free will, into a prison of feeling powerless. The fear of being powerless is self induced; We all suffer from POUR Syndrome: "Prisoner Of Unconscious Resistance/Reactions"; Humanity is the evidence that there is no peace in a "time to come"; All pursuit of power in order to be free only empowers what is powerless within us...
Classroom Talk: 11/8/2020 - All forms of feeling stuck are the negative byproduct of having become unconsciously "fixated" on some moment in life that we don't want!